Specific Industrial Respiratory Carcinogens

Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research / Fortschritte der Krebsforschung / Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 3)


The evidence concerning an etiologic role in the induction of cancers of the respiratory organs is a great deal more reliable, definite, and comprehensive, on the other hand, for a number of specific occupational respiratory carcinogens. Many of them are, moreover, introduced into the general atmosphere in the form of industrial and industry-related effluents and enter the home environment in the form of consumer goods and economic poisons (Table 5).


Standardize Mortality Ratio Lung Cancer Death Rate Chronic Rhinitis Respiratory Cancer Occupational Cancer 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BethesdaUSA

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